A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye... (With Pictures)

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A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye... (With Pictures)

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Four BX's hatchbacks needing new homes, all diesels, ones a TZD Turbo in red (Another K*** BMJ car!!), ones a silver TXD by the looks of it, the other a white TGD (with TZD interior) and one a 19TXD auto.

I have pictures (which I cant post up until later), the condition of the cars looks fair to good, non have MOT but they all run and lift I am told.

Prices are scrap value plus a few quid.

I am trying to get more info, its 400 miles round trip for me though so a bit far to go for a day trip!

All of them need welding but are mechanically sound.
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1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Damn thats a distance away, shame
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Ive just come off the phone to Simon (who owns them), he runs a DS restoration workshop and hasnt scrapped the cars as he wanted them to live on, one was his Mums Meteor Diesel (not a TXD as I thought) which has just over 100K on the clock and has been maintained by him from new but needs weldding in the drain hole area.

The TZD turbo also needs the inner wings doing but is said to be sound mechanically, the TGD needs a pipe and a few bits here and there.

£150 per car if anyones interested.
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1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Oh drat, if i had space left id be on that Meteor diesel right now!!!

Anyone want an Acadiane?
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90 BX 14TE St Tropez
93 BX 19 TXD Estate
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77 Ami 8 Break
79 Acadiane
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85 GSA saloon rally car
To slightly mis-quote Kitch ... "BX 14. They're just brilliant!"

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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Stinkwheel wrote:Oh drat, if i had space left id be on that Meteor diesel right now!!!

Anyone want an Acadiane?

TBH I dont think they need to be gone like NOW, he seems a very amicable kinda guy so Im sure if you gave him a deposit he may let them stay there for a bit?
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1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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Thats interesting, bit of planning and i may be asking you for his contact details.
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To slightly mis-quote Kitch ... "BX 14. They're just brilliant!"

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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Rye is only about 20 minutes away from me, i could cast a not too technical eye over any of these cars if needed.
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Thanks Brian, I have pictures and fair description of the work needed doing, but some more pictures and info would be useful.

let me know if you want the guys name etc.
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR

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1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Any takers?
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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im stuck for space, i really am. Otherwise id be all over that meteor diesel.
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85 GSA saloon rally car
To slightly mis-quote Kitch ... "BX 14. They're just brilliant!"

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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Tim - any pictures of the auto? Do you know if it has a sunroof? None is good! Steve

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1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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They all have sunroofs....
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
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1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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i know Simon

here is his workshop details

Bowles Auto Service
Unit 1 Readers Farm
Readers Lane
Iden
East Sussex
TN31 7UU

Contact:
Mr. Simon Bowles

regards malcolm
curent ride
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K reg D special

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R reg xantia 1.9TD est (gone to meet its maker)

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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Well, I'd be interested in one for spares but is there anything on the hatchback that would suit the 19TXD estate? eg rams won't suit, how about the hydraulic pump etc?

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1985 CITROEN BX 19DTR C943DYA (again)
1985 CITROEN BX 19GT C1TBX
1991 CITROEN BX 19TZI AUTO A/C BXi 19
1994 CITROEN XANTIA 1.8 SXi M908HRY
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Re: A Pocketful of (BX's in) Rye...

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Any one going to take a looky?
1963 VW BEETLE 1200
1985 BX 19GT Mk1
1985 BX 19 DTR Mk1
1991 BX 19TZI Auto A/C
1994 Xantia 1.8i SX
1972 Morris Marina 1.8 SDL
1979 Rover SD1 V8-S
1980 Morris Marina 1.7 HL
2003 Rover 25 1.6i XL 5 DR